CIRCA 2004 - Elizabeth Starr considers
the production company that bears her
last name a "house of a hundred
fetishes," with a catalog that
includes fetish titles that range from
smoking to big bust videos and everything
do all of the major fetishes and pretty
much all of the minors ones as well,"
Starr Productions launched earlier this
year, they already have more than 350
titles in their catalog, boosted by
the acquisition of the 330-plus titles
Fetish Films/Mother's Productions fetish
video catalog from the former owner.
was a smart business move. You can't
go to a distributor and say, 'Hi, I've
just started a company and I have two
titles, and I would like you to order
some of them,'" Starr said. "Having
a product they are already familiar
with helps, and I wanted something that
would carry me while I got things started."
is quick to note that the 25 videos
that she has produced since launching
Starr in January are entirely different
than the Fetish Films/Mother Productions
catalog titles. In fact, Starr has chosen
to continue only the two most popular
lines, The Adventures of Nurse Lick,
a medical fetish series, and the Lady
Ass Lickers, an ass-worship series,
and even those will appear very different
to fans of the series.
only thing that hasn't changed is the
speculum in the Nurse Lick series and
the ass-licking in Lady Ass Lickers
series," Starr said, saying the
viewers will find that the videos she
directs for those series contain much
higher production values across the
board, with bigger name talent and more
Starr, who is also a veteran big bust
performer with more than 130 titles
to her credit, began her adult video
career with Mother Productions. "My
friend Elliot James from Score referred
me to the owner of Mother and that was
my first fetish film," she said.
who directs her own titles, and usually
operates the camera as well, occasionally
still takes a turn as a performer, though
never in a hardcore scene. "One
of the advantages of having been in
adult video is that if talent doesn't
show up for one of the scenes, I just
go to hair and make-up and step in."
been a performer for a decade also means
that Starr has strong ties to the adult community
and is able to attract some of the top
names in adult to her projects –
including Ron Jeremy, who has signed
on to be featured in one of Starr's
favorite series, Back to the 50's Burlesque,
a light-hearted tribute to burlesque.
Jeremy will be the series emcee, introducing
burlesque acts and dropping a few jokes
as he goes.
is most excited about her big bust features,
comedies that she says are along the
lines of something Russ Meyer, an admitted
influence on her work, might do. "I
like writing big bust comedies and I
like having fun, and it shows in your
work when you really care about it,"
plans for Starr Productions include
fleshing out their fetish productions
so that every fetish is represented.
"We're aiming to having something
for everyone, sometimes all in one video.
We have a very broad perspective on
sexuality, and our catalog will represent
that," Starr said.